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Address: 149 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head, SC 29928-7207
Phone Number: +1 843-363-9026
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Vagabond Cruise is Hilton Head Island's original sightseeing &...

Vagabond Cruise is Hilton Head Island's original sightseeing & excursion cruise operator located below the Lighthouse in world-famous Harbour Town since 1968. From dolphins to dinner, Savannah to sailing Vagabond has the cruise for you! Public trips and private charters are available year-round. We hope to welcome you aboard soon!

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Dolphins tour - info for moms with young kids

This was a fun little tour for our family with kids ranging from age 2 to 16. We lucked out with a 1/4 full boat and we were able to move around freely. It does have a covered... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was a fun little tour for our family with kids ranging from age 2 to 16. We lucked out with a 1/4 full boat and we were able to move around freely. It does have a covered deck but pack hats and sun block in case you are on a full tour and get stuck on the upper deck.... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On Saturday Evening, July 23rd, we were married by Captain George aboard the Mystique. We planned a small wedding for our immediate family members and the 18 person capacity of the Mystique suited our needs. Although we are "local" residents, we found Vagabond Cruise Lines and the Mystique by searching online for "Hilton Head Yacht Charters". The entire process of... More 

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kingston
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great price, great crew! We went dolphin watching. We learned so much about the area than we did in all the brochures we had! Dolphins were everywhere!

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time on this boat trip. The crew was awesome and knew exactly what they were doing. We loved how they included all of the kids in working on the boat by letting them help with the sail and steer the ship! We would definitely go back to this company and had an overall great family outing.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a Wednesday night during peak season. Cruise was crowded. Been going on the dinner cruise for several years when visiting HHI each summer. As always, the buffet of shrimp and grits, beef brisket, roasted chicken, mashed potatoes, and vege medley were excellent. Would have given 5 stars but the service was slow at my end of the boat,... More 

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Maumee, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very $$ for what you get. We went on the sunset cruise. Left at 8:00. SLOW trip out in the bay going in circles. Saw as many dolphins as we can see from the beach. They waste time until going very slowly to Shelter Cove for 20 minutes of mediocre fireworks.what a waste of money and 2 1/2 hours. I'm... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the dinner cruise and were surprised at how old the ship appeared inside. I guess we are comparing it to the dinner cruise we took in Charleston, SC. That boat was nice-decor, chairs, table, dance floor and DJ. This one was the same price and it looked like a cafeteria from a senior restaurant 😳. The cabin was... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although we didn't catch too many shrimp we couldn't blame the captain and crew, overall a great boat ride. Sarah, the ecologist on board, was very helpful and answered all our questions. It was exciting to see how the nets work, watching them haul them in and out. Everyone on board was great and booking online was really easy! Thanks... More 

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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cruise was one of the highlights of our trip. Perfect for anyone who loves to sail and knows about America's Cup. My husband got to sail the boat, and we all learned many interesting facts about the area. Lauren was informative and very funny! Take a cruise, you won't regret it!

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with 2 young kids. Spacious boat but we lucked out and our boat was only 1/4 full. That was bc it has rained out in the water but cleared for or ride. On the way back we had light rain but there is a covering with benches on the bottom deck. I think they take up to 140 passengers.... More 

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